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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 2
Posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1581 times:

Do the Super Tugs (the ones which "cradle" the front gear) work for all large commercial aircraft, or just those smaller than a 747/MD-11?

Also, would the Super Tug work for the Global Express/CRJ/ERJ, or are the noses and front gear too low to the ground?


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User currently offlineJETPILOT From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3130 posts, RR: 27
Reply 1, posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

This type is utilized on all Commercial aircraft form the Beach 1900 to the 747.

They are almost never seen here in the states. Mostly in Europe.

User currently offlineJet Setter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1540 times:

At Manchester, UK, they have almost compeletely upgraded to the new supertugs and I've seen them attatched to a lot of different aircraft types, though nothing smaller than a 737-200.

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User currently offlineTritanic From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (15 years 9 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1533 times:

Delta Airlines in Atlanta has three super tugs to date. That is one hell of a machine........

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